John Roughan

John Roughan is an editorial writer and columnist for the New Zealand Herald.

Qantas Media Award winners

Qantas fellow to Wolfson College, Cambridge: John Roughan, NZ Herald

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise Journalism Award: Rod Oram, Sunday Star-Times, Unlimited

Nikon Career Development Prize: Phil Reid, Dominion Post

Print Industry Award for Outstanding Achievement: Warren Berryman, The Independent

Best editorial project with significant impact upon the community: Winner: Bay of Plenty Times - Starting Over. Finalists: NZ Herald - The Microscope Appeal; Whangarei leader - Waste Management and Recycling

REPORTERS

Senior

Overall winner: Yvonne Martin, The Press. Finalists: Oskar Alley, Sunday Star-Times; Donna Chisholm, Sunday Star-Times.

Junior

Overall winner: Bevan Hurley, Manawatu Standard. Finalists: Anna Claridge, The Press; Ainsley Thomson, NZ Herald

Sub-categories

Business, finance and consumer affairs - winner: Simon Hartley, Otago Daily Times - Land Sales by Council Employee. Crime & Justice - Winner: Chris Mirams, Dominion Post - Michael Carroll. Environment and conservation - Shell New Zealand award - winner: Kamala Hayman, The Press - Deadline scare for business growth. Food and nutrition - No award made. General (including breaking story and human relations) - Winner - Kirsty Winn, Sunday News - Disaster. Government, diplomacy and foreign affairs - Winner: Philip Kitchin, Dominion Post - Donna Huata: The evidence. Health and medicine (Merck, Sharp & Dohme award) - Winner: Rebecca Walsh, NZ Herald - Moment of horror in labour. Information and communications technology - The Boeing Co award - Winner: Richard Wood, Dominion Post - Action on phone cameras. Science and technology - Winner: Simon Collins, NZ Herald - Sulphur city gases under scrutiny. Social issues - Winner: Catherine Masters, NZ Herald - Blind boy. Sport and racing - DB Breweries award - Winner: Murray Hills, Daily News - Big game marred as guards get heavy. Tourism and travel - No award made.

NEWSPAPER FEATURE WRITER

Senior

Overall winner: Anthony Hubbard, Sunday Star-Times. Finalists: Deborah Hill Cone, National Business Review; Yvonne Martin, The Press. Junior overall winner: Anna Claridge, The Press. Finalists: Sid Pickering, Waikato Times; Jon Stokes, Waikato Times.

Sub-categories

Business, finance & consumer affairs - winner: Deborah Hill Cone, National Business Review - Gas, dirt and secrets. Finalist: Jan Corbett, NZ Herald. Crime and justice - Winner: Matt Conway, The Press - Dead reckoning. Finalists: Lindy Andrews, Bay of Plenty Times; Yvonne Martin, The Press; Lauren Quaintance, Sunday Star-Times. Environment and conservation - Shell New Zealand award - Winner: Catherine Masters, NZ Herald - Trouble in the air. Finalist: Inger Vos, Waikato Times. Food and nutrition - winner: Kate Fraser, The Press - Dodging diabetes. Finalist: Kim Knight, Sunday Star-Times. General winner: Donna Chisholm, Sunday Star-Times - For the love of Carolina. Government, diplomacy and foreign affairs - Winner: Geoff Cumming, NZ Herald - Spies like us. Finalist: Carroll Du Chateau, NZ Herald. Health and medicine (Merck, Sharp & Dohme award) - Winner: Angela Gregory, NZ Herald - To the third degree. Finalists: Donna Chisholm, Sunday Star-Times; Suzanne McFadden, NZ Herald. Human relations - winner: Yvonne Martin, The Press - Fall from grace. Finalist: Anna Claridge, junior, The Press. Information and communications technology (The Boeing Co award) - Winner: Peter Griffin, NZ Herald - Spammers remain unrepentant as they make money. Motoring, winner: Richard Bosselman, Manawatu Standard - Loud and unclear. Finalist: Jacqui Madelin, freelance, in Sunday Star-Times. Science and technology - winner: Simon Collins, NZ Herald - Race to disarm the toxic gene. Finalist: Sid Pickering, junior, Waikato Times Social issues - Winner: Dave Courtney, The Press - Ravages of a car. Finalist: Ruth Laugesen, Sunday Star-Times. Sport and racing (DB Breweries award) - winner: Suzanne McFadden, NZ Herald - The Blues' Boy. Finalist: Keri Welham, The Press. The arts (Creative New Zealand award) - Winner: Eleanor Black, NZ Herald - A Star is Torn. Finalists: Linda Herrick, NZ Herald; Graham Reid, NZ Herald. Tourism and travel - winner: Jill Worrall, The Timaru Herald - After the fighting.

MAGAZINE FEATURE WRITER

Senior

Overall winner: Gilbert Wong, Metro. Finalists: Philip Matthews, NZ Listener; Warwick Roger, North & South

Junior

Overall winner: Matt Nippert, Salient. Finalist: Nicola Shepheard, North & South; Hannah Sperber, North & South

Sub-categories

Business, finance and consumer affairs - winner: Rod Oram, Unlimited - Radical Treatment. Finalist: Fiona Rotheram, Unlimited - Calling the Shots. Crime and justice - Winner: Nicola Shepheard, junior, North & South - Dauntless Donna. Environment and conservation - Shell New Zealand award - Winner: Mike White, North & South - In the Wild. Finalist: Bruce Ansley, New Zealand Listener - The New Land Wars. Food and nutrition - Winner: David Burton, Cuisine - Going Bush. General winner: Matt Nippert, junior, Salient - Clearing the Fog of War. Finalist: Alex Spence, freelance, North & South - One Lucky Stroke. Government, diplomacy and foreign affairs - winner: Alex Spence, freelance, Metro - An Infidel in Indonesia. Health and medicine (Merck, Sharp & Dohme award) - Winner: Margo White, Metro - Shock Reaction. Finalist: Veronica Schmidt, freelance, New Zealand Listener - Untimely from the Womb. Human relations - winner: Gilbert Wong, Metro - Matt McCarten. Finalist: Hannah Sperber, junior, North & South - An Asian at my Table. Information and communications technology - The Boeing Co. award - Winner: Paul Brislen, NZPC World - The Brislen Show. Finalist: Andrea Malcolm, Unlimited - Lines of Communication. Motoring - winner: Andy McGechan, Kiwi Rider - Shaun Harris: The Isle of Man. Science and technology - winner: Warwick Roger, North & South - The Neuroscientists. Social issues - winner: Gilbert Wong, Metro - Utu. Finalist: Felicity Monk, junior, New Zealand Listener - A Fistful of Dollars. Sport and racing - DB Breweries award - winner: John Matheson, NZ Rugby World - Men Behaving Badly. Finalist: Richard Becht, Player - Possum Bourne. The arts (Creative New Zealand award) - Winner: Steve Braunias, New Zealand Listener - Felicity Ferret. Finalist: Nicola Shepheard, junior, North & South - The Storyteller: Witi Ihimaera. Tourism and travel - winner: Yvonne Van Dongen, freelance, On Holiday - In Search of the Golden Dawn.

COLUMNIST

Overall winner: Joanne Black, Dominion Post. Finalists: Michael Bassett, Dominion Post; Joe Bennett, The Press; John Roughan, NZ Herald; Barbara Sumner Burstyn, NZ Herald

Sub-categories

Business, finance and consumer affairs - Winner: Rod Oram, Sunday Star-Times. Food and nutrition - Winner: David Burton, Dominion Post. General

Winner: John Roughan, NZ Herald. Finalists: Joe Bennett, The Press; Joanne Black, Dominion Post; David Cohen, National Business Review. Humour - winner: Jim Hopkins, NZ Herald

Information and communications technology - The Boeing Co. award - winner: Geoff Palmer, NZPC World. Finalists: Nigel Horrocks, Waikato Times; Chris Barton, NZ Herald; Russell Brown, Unlimited / New Zealand Listener. Motoring - No award made. Politics - winner: Michael Bassett, Dominion Post. Finalists: Colin Espiner, The Press; John Armstrong, NZ Herald. Social issues - winner: Barbara Sumner Burstyn, NZ Herald. Finalists: Steve Braunias, New Zealand Listener; Tim Wilson, Next. Sport and racing - DB Breweries award - winner: Tony Smith, The Press. Finalist: Warwick Roger, North & South. The arts (Creative New Zealand award) - winner: Graham Reid, NZ Herald. Tourism and travel - winner: Colin Moore, North & South.

Editorial writer - Winner: John Roughan, NZ Herald. Finalist: Robyn Langwell, North & South. Tim Pankhurst, Dominion Post

Cartoonist - winner: Rod Emmerson, NZ Herald. Finalists: Peter Bromhead, Dominion Post; Garrick Tremain, freelance, Otago Daily Times, Sunday Star-Times; Mark Winter, The Southland Times

Editorial graphic artist - winner: The Press graphics team, The Press. Finalists: Hayden Smith, Otago Daily Times; Marcel Tromp, Unlimited; Zak Waipara, NZ Herald

PHOTOGRAPHY

Best senior portfolio - winner: Phil Reid, Dominion Post. Finalists: Kent Blechynden, Dominion Post; David Hallett, The Press; Barry Harcourt, Southland Times; Peter Meecham, Southland Times; Craig Simcox, Dominion Post

Best single picture - winner: Peter Meecham, Southland Times - Rodeo disaster.

Best single breaking news picture - winner: David Hallett, The Press - Fire. Finalists: Kent Blechynden, Dominion Post - GE Protester tackled; Craig Simcox, Dominion Post - Anti-war protesters.

Best single feature picture - winner: Barry Harcourt, The Southland Times - Little owls. Finalists: Greg Bowker, NZ Herald - Eye operation; Ken Keel, Whakatane Beacon - Portrait of a market gardener

Best single sports picture - DB Breweries award - winner: Peter Meecham, Southland Times - Mountain bike crash. Finalists: Barry Harcourt, Southland Times - Cyclists and calf; Adrian Malloch, The Daily News - Surfer carves a wave

Best single arts picture - Creative New Zealand award - winner: Ross Giblin, Dominion Post - Aerialist. Finalists: Alan Gibson, NZ Herald - Young warriors' haka; David Hallett, The Press - Ballet; Jill Robb, Southland Times - Aluminium sculpture; Craig Simcox, Dominion Post - Fringe festival dancers

Juniors

Best junior portfolio - winner: Iain McGregor, The Marlborough Express. Finalists: Bradley Ambrose, freelance, The Aucklander, NZ Herald, Sunday Star-Times; Brett Mead, The Gisborne Herald

Best single picture by a junior - winner: Brett Mead, The Gisborne Herald - Waveskier

Best single breaking news picture by a junior - winner: Stuart Munro, Wanganui Chronicle - Truck accident. Finalist: Iain McGregor, The Marlborough Express - House fire

Best single feature picture by a junior - winner: Andrew Warner, The Daily Post - Mud pools. Finalist: Amos Chapple, NZ Herald - Britomart construction worker

Best single sports picture by a junior - DB Breweries award - winner: Brett Mead, The Gisborne Herald - Waveskier. Finalist: Iain McGregor, The Marlborough Express - Club cricket

Best single arts picture by a junior - Creative New Zealand award - winner: Claire De Barr, Dominion Post - Ballet dancer. Finalist: Bradley Ambrose, freelance, The Aucklander - Costume designer

BEST NEWSPAPER CATEGORIES (Norske Skog awards)

Best newspaper front page

Winner: Sunday Star-Times. Finalists: Dominion Post, Waikato Times, Weekend Herald.

Best newspaper

Overall winner: Sunday Star-Times. Finalists: Bay of Plenty Times, NZ Herald, Rodney Times

Best daily newspaper over 25,000 circulation - Winner: NZ Herald. Finalist: Dominion Post

Best daily newspaper under 25,000 circulation - winner: Bay of Plenty Times. Finalists: The Daily Post, Marlborough Express

Best weekly newspaper - Winner: Sunday Star-Times. Finalist: National Business Review

Best suburban or community newspaper - Winner: Rodney Times. Finalists: Mountain Scene, North Taranaki Midweek, The Aucklander, Whakatane Beacon

Best newspaper poster - winner: Dominion Post. Finalist: Waikato Times

BEST NEWS WEBSITE - winner: NZ Herald (www.nzherald.co.nz). Finalists: National Business Review (www.nbr.co.nz); Stuff (www.stuff.co.nz); Wairoa Star (www.wairoastar.co.nz)

Best trade/professional magazine - winner: Little Treasures. Finalist: Architecture NZ, Doctor, Salient, Unlimited

Best news-stand magazine - Winner: Metro. Finalists: North & South, Player, Urbis

Best magazine cover - winner: Metro. Finalists: Investigate, New Ethicals Journal

Student journalist award - print (The Don Milne Award) - winner: Kim Thomas, Aoraki Polytechnic, Oamaru. Finalist: John Landrigan, Western Institute of Technology, New Plymouth

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